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Dierks Bentley’s Father Dies

It is with great sadness that we report that the father of country singer Dierks Bentley died yesterday (June 1).

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Missing Lafayette Woman – Candlelight Vigil For Mickey Shunick

LAFAYETTE, La.–Hundreds gathered Tuesday night at Park Sans Souci in Lafayette for a candlelight vigil in honor of 22-year-old Mickey Shunick, the UL Lafayette anthropology student who went missing early Saturday morning. Her disappearance has sparked an intense search effort by family, fr

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Mickey Shunick Candlelight Vigil Scheduled for Tonight; Search Still In Full Swing [Video]

A vigil will be held for Mickey Shunick at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette on Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30pm. Clergy, friends and family will speak followed by candlelighting.

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George Jones Hospitalized

George Jones has gone to the Nashville hospital.

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Daily Roundup: Country Stars Mourn the Death of Two Music Icons + More

Today was a sad day for the music world. One country music inspiration and legendary banjo player passed at the age of 75. Fans also learned of the death of the Queen of Disco, Donna Summer. And while Summer’s death was less directly related to the country music world, it was no less a reason to mourn — especially for Dolly Parton. Get those stories and more in today’s Taste of Country Daily Roundup.

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Remembering George “Goober” Lindsey – Bruce’s Brush With Greatness [Video]

If you are over the age of 30 you know Goober Pyle. He was the mechanic that could fix anything at Wally's filling station in the mythical town of Mayberry. Goober, who in one episode was identified as Goober Beasley, was the cousin of Gomer Pyle. As I said, Goob

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Can You Believe Where She Put The Baby? [Video]

This video simply defies explanation. How can a mother put her child in this position. You have to wait for it, but after the bus moves. You will see why I absolutely cringed when I saw it. I bet you will too.

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Tragedy in Rayne Should Be Reminder For All Parents

There are no words to describe just how awful this story is. The only good that can come from it is if we prevent another tragedy from every happening again.

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Daily Roundup: Joe Nichols, Reaction to Dick Clark’s Death + More

The top headlines from today in country music include life, death and every emotion in between. The legendary Dick Clark died this morning, and country artists were quick to take to Twitter upon hearing the news. Find a recap of over a dozen star’s thoughts on the television personality. It was a happier day for Joe Nichols. He’s enjoying the first breathes from his new baby girl as his wife Heather gave birth on Tuesday. Congratulations to them both!

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Legend Dick Clark Dies at 82: Funny Bloopers from his Career [Video]

Today the world lost another great legend, Dick Clark.  From his young teenage looks throughout much of his life to making the American Music Awards for ABC.  Dick Clark was a man to live by.

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